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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “revolve”

revolve

verb [I or T]     /rɪˈvɒlv/ US  /-ˈvɑːlv/
to move or cause something to move round a central point or line
(使)旋转;(使)转动;(使)环绕,围绕
The Earth revolves around the sun.
地球围绕太阳转。
The gun turret revolved until the gun was aimed at the advancing soldiers.
炮塔旋转着,最后炮口瞄准了正在前进的士兵。
Revolving, rotating and spinning
(Definition of revolve verb from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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